And the word was invented to distinguish the laymen from the clergymen.
In all these respects they have been regarded as laymen from the beginning.
They will only be admired by artists of perception, and by laymen of keen sensibility.
The Tartars are divided into two grand classes—lamas and laymen.
Laymen, he complained, now "advanced" their own laws rather than those of the Church.
It's old, but good, and it was written especially for laymen.
Lawyers and laymen vied with one another in condemning the Bill.
Of the other six Commissioners three were prelates and three laymen.
Laymen, too, are needed in great numbers in the foreign service.
There are other reasons why laymen should engage in the work of missions.